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Don't partake in celebrations over new Supreme Court ruling on Métis just yet | Apr 15 2016 | Pamela Palmater | The Supreme Court ruling on Daniels vs. Canada does not bolster Métis claims, but instead confuses them. Pam Palmater clarifies the decision and what it does and does not say.
Screenshot: Emergency Parliament Debate
MPs vow to act on Attawapiskat, but will their resolve last? | Apr 15 2016 | Karl Nerenberg | Once again there is a national prise de conscience on the desperate state of Indigenous Canada, but how soon will it all fade from the public mind?
Photo: Idle No More Toronto Facebook page
Occupations of INAC offices continue in solidarity with Attawapiskat | Apr 14 2016 | Alyse Kotyk | Idle No More protesters and allies are occupying Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada offices in Toronto and Winnipeg in solidarity with the Attawapiskat community to demand action.
GroundWire | Abortion services in P.E.I. and Royal Winnipeg Ballet's production of 'Going Home Star' | Apr 13 2016 | GroundWire | This episode of GroundWire features stories on abortion services in P.E.I., Royal Winnipeg Ballet's production of Going Home Star, and more.
Photo: The Shore Break
Documentary film on mining in South Africa opens Vancouver South African Film Festival | Apr 7 2016 | David Chudnovsky | "The Shore Break" is the award-winning documentary film that tells the tale of the Pondo people and their opposition to the titanium-mining proposal. A fascinating film that opens Friday in Vancouver!
The legacy of colonization: Two poets 'dance with memory' and 'cock a fist' | Apr 7 2016 | Clarissa Fortin | The legacy of residential schools is a horrible scar on Canadian history. Two poets address the impact of residential schools in two profoundly different ways: the imagined and the personal.
Kristin Henry brings fight against Site C to downtown Vancouver | Apr 4 2016 | Redeye Collective | Kristin Henry was on hunger strike outside BC Hydro offices on Dunsmuir Street for 19 days. She was taken to hospital on March 31. We speak with Peace River Valley farmer Sage Birley.
MP Kennedy Stewart is sponsoring petition against the TransMountain pipeline | Apr 3 2016 | It is bad for the environment, bad for people, and bad for Canada
WorldSocialForum
Montreal is hosting the 2016 World Social Forum | Apr 3 2016 | The organizers are hosting community meetings, volunteer training and more. Get involved to make this event spectacular!
Honduras: Tragedy and hope | Apr 1 2016 | Victoria Fenner | Honduras was in the spotlight with the recent murder of environmentalist Berta Caceras. But that's not stopping World Accord of Waterloo from working with their Honduran partners.
The power of memory and storytelling | Mar 31 2016 | Christine Smith (McFarlane) | Author Lee Maracle shows why she is one of the greatest writers of her time with her new collection on storytelling. It (almost) left our reviewer speechless.
Supreme Court challenge to Line 9 pipeline by First Nation | Mar 30 2016 | Scott Neigh | Myeengun Henry talks about the Supreme Court challenge to the Line 9 tar sands pipeline by Chippewas of the Thames First Nation.

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Colonial courts attack Barriere Lake's sovereignty NDPP said... Barriere Lake Algonquins Threatened with Arrest http://ipsmo.wordpress.com/2012/07/10/barriere-lake...
Káteri Tekahkwí:the 6079_Smith_W said... There is a very beautiful sculpture of her in front of the St. Francis of Assizi Church in Santa Fe...
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Youth For Christ open centre in WInnipeg 6079_Smith_W said... I suppose the only consolation is that they have set up their dirty little business kittycorner...
Attawapiskat Nightmare 3 Slumberjack said... From the last news link previous thread; it's surprising the media has taken this long to put...
Attawapiskat Nightmare milo204 said... same thing happened here in manitoba this spring with the massive floods.  The province was...
2011 Sisters In Spirit Vigil Maysie said... Thanks Rebecca. The Toronto event isn't listed. Here's the info, I'll be there. Facebook link to...
Letter from Walk4Justice Maysie said... Quote: Good day friends, allies and supporters, Walk4Justice is preparing for their four-year...
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